Bend, Oregon Population 2021

106,023
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Bend is a city located in Deschutes County Oregon. It is also the county seat of Deschutes County. With a 2020 population of 106,023, it is the 6th largest city in Oregon and the 293rd largest city in the United States . Bend is currently growing at a rate of 2.71% annually and its population has increased by 38.34% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 76,639 in 2010. Bend reached it's highest population of 106,023 in 2021. Spanning over 33 miles, Bend has a population density of 3,203 people per square mile.

The average household income in Bend is $88,880 with a poverty rate of 10.32%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,276 per month, and the median house value is $384,800. The median age in Bend is 38.9 years, 37.6 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Bend Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Bend was:

  • White: 92.53%
  • Two or more races: 3.45%
  • Asian: 1.75%
  • Other race: 1.16%
  • Black or African American: 0.58%
  • Native American: 0.50%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Bend, Oregon is 106,023 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 97,620.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 76,639.

Bend, Oregon Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021209,2665,7872.77%
2020203,4795,7872.84%
2019197,6925,7872.93%
2018191,9055,1612.69%
2017186,7446,0783.25%
2016180,6666,4203.55%
2015174,2464,7342.72%
2014169,5124,2132.49%
2013165,2993,9402.38%
2012161,3591,6991.05%
2011159,6601,9181.20%
2010157,7420.00%

Bend Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White86,89792.53%
Two or More Races3,2383.45%
Asian1,6471.75%
Some Other Race1,0851.16%
Black or African American5430.58%
American Indian and Alaska Native4650.50%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander420.04%
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Bend Population by Race

Bend Population Pyramid $2021

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Bend Median Age

38.9


Total

37.6


Male

39.9


Female

Bend Adults

There are 73,149 adults, (15,660 of whom are seniors) in Bend.

Bend Age Dependency

63.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Bend Sex Ratio

Female

48,566

51.71%

Male

45,351

48.29%

Bend Population by Age

Bend Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Bend Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.2%24.8%
All60%40%
Non Family46%54%
Male44.7%55.3%
Female41.8%58.2%

60.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Bend Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All38,3122.4460
Married18,9643.0375.2
Non Family13,9141.3846
Female3,8532.941.8
Male1,5813.544.7

2.95

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

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Bend Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,1241.68%
9th to 12th Grade1,9092.85%
High School Graduate11,53217.19%
Some College16,12524.04%
Associates Degree6,90810.30%
Bachelors Degree18,54627.65%
Graduate Degree10,94216.31%
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Bend Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Bend Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White59,54357,58226,490
Hispanic4,6513,7651,593
2+ Races1,3111,289551
Asian1,2381,148699
Other Race743667351
Native American450392119
Black334318149
Islander4242

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 56.46%.

Bend Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,447$43,949$33,525
Less Than 9th Grade$26,867$28,888$25,295
High School Graduate$29,381$31,770$25,889
Some College$31,917$40,611$25,854
Bachelors Degree$44,238$55,026$39,733
Graduate Degree$60,849$74,125$54,889

$38,447

Average Earnings

$43,949

Average Male

$33,525

Average Female

Bend Earnings by Educational Attainment

Bend Language by Age

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Bend Language

91.93% of Bend residents speak only English, while 8.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.65% of the population.

Bend Language

Bend Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White79,9907,5409.43%
Hispanic8,6431,49417.29%
Multiple3,23844213.65%
Other1,06726524.84%
Asian1,62717510.76%
Black53310018.76%
Native465173.66%

10.32%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.91%

Male Poverty Rate

11.63%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Bend

The race most likely to be in poverty in Bend is Other, with 24.84% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Bend is Native, with 3.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.54%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.37%.

Bend Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade19.83%
High School14.16%
Some College10.67%
Bachelors or Greater4.56%

Bend Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed21.63%
Male Unemployed17.42%
Female Employed6.14%
Male Employed4.70%

Bend Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Bend Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$65,662$88,880
Families$79,935$102,981
Married Families$91,328-
Non Families$41,373$58,372
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Income by Household Type

Bend Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

54.3%

Male Marriage Rate

50.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Bend Married by Age and Sex

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Bend Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Bend Marital Status by Race

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6,053

Number of Veterans

5,452

Male Veterans

601

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,533
First Gulf War1,156
Second Gulf War900
World War II391
Korea320

Bend Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 741,945
75+1,620
35 to 541,296
55 to 64768
18 to 34424

Bend Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White5,7578.44%
Hispanic1192.15%
2+ Races1036.04%
Asian664.57%
Native American5211.18%
Other Race515.69%
Black246.40%

Bend Veterans by Race

Bend Veterans by Education

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8.41%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.47%

Veteran Disability Rate

Bend Veterans by Education

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67.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

4.8%

Unemployment Rate

Bend Employment by Age

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Bend Employment by Race

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Bend Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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37.38%

Born in Bend

94.93%

Native Born

5.07%

Foreign Born

2.53%

Non Citizen

2.54%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.93% of Bend residents were born in the United States, with 37.38% having been born in Oregon. 2.53% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Bend Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2021106,0232,8012.71%
2020103,2222,8012.79%
2019100,4212,8012.87%
201897,6203,0633.24%
201794,5573,8924.29%
201690,6654,3885.09%
201586,2772,7513.29%
201483,5262,6203.24%
201380,9062,2892.91%
201278,6171,0421.34%
201177,5759121.19%
201076,66324,6343.95%
200052,02931,5609.78%
199020,4693,2061.72%
198017,2633,5532.33%
197013,7101,7741.40%
196011,9365270.45%
195011,4091,3881.31%
194010,0211,1731.25%
19308,8483,4335.03%
19205,4154,87926.02%
19105360.00%

Bend Population by Year